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Paperless Billing

  • Would you like to receive your Property Tax and Water Bills by email vs. regular mail?
  • Please complete the Email Authorized Form to sign up to receive your bills via email
     

Late Payments

  • Late payment charges are at a fixed rate of 1.25% per month and will accrue on unpaid balances commencing on the first day of default and every 30 days thereafter.
  • Failure to receive a property tax bill does not excuse one from the responsibility of payment of taxes nor relieve one from the liability of penalty of late payments.

 

Property Tax Billing and Payment

Billing -  Billing
  • Residents receive Tax Bills through regular mail unless requested to receive paperless billing via email
  • Tax Bills are mailed February and August of each calendar year
  • Failure to receive a property tax bill does not excuse one from the responsibility of payment of taxes nor relieve one from the liability of penalty of late payments.
Property Tax - Due Dates

Interim Due Dates

  • February 27, 2019
  • May 30, 2019

Final Due Dates are TBD

Property Tax - Payment Options

PRE-AUTHORIZED PAYMENT PLAN

 

TELEPHONE OR INTERNET BANKING OR ATM

  • It is important to use the 19 digit roll number when making a payment
  • Please allow 3-5 business days for processing

 

MUNICIPAL OFFICE

  • Payments are accepted by cash, debit or cheque
  • A mail slot is located to the left of the front door for after business hours

 

IN PERSON AT FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

  • During institution's regular business hours

 

MAIL

  • A receipt will only be provided if requested and the entire tax bill is enclosed with and a self-addressed stamped envelope

 

Mortgage Company

  • If taxes are to be paid by a mortgage company, the bill should be forwarded immediately to the appropriate mortgage company

 

PAYMENT BY CHEQUE

  • Please make all cheques payable to The Municipality of Thames Centre
  • A fee of $35.00 will be applied to your account for any cheque returned by your bank

 

Water & Wastewater Billing and Payment

Water and Wastewater - Billing
  • Residents receive Water Bills through regular mail unless requested to receive paperless billing via email
  • Water Bills are mailed on a bi-monthly basis
  • Failure to receive a water bill does not excuse one from the responsibility of payment of taxes nor relieve one from the liability of penalty of late payments.
Water and Wastewater - Billing - Administrative Fee

This charge represents the administration fee for establishing a new water account.

Water and Wastewater - Billing - Fire Protection Fee

This charge is to recover the water system fire protection costs from properties benefiting from the service but not yet connected to the water system.

Water and Wastewater - Billing - Water Life Cycle Charge

This permanent bi-monthly fee, effective January 1, 2013, is a fixed water works charge to pay for the renewal and replacement of Thames Centre Water Systems.

Water and Wastewater - Payment Options

PRE-AUTHORIZED PAYMENT PLAN

 

TELEPHONE OR INTERNET BANKING OR ATM

  • It is important to use the 10 digit water account number when making a payment
  • Please allow 3-5 business days for processing

 

MUNICIPAL OFFICE

  • Payments are accepted by cash, debit or cheque
  • A mail slot is located to the left of the front door for after business hours

 

IN PERSON AT FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

  • During institution's regular business hours

 

MAIL

  • A receipt will only be provided if requested and the entire tax bill is enclosed with and a self-addressed stamped envelope

 

PAYMENT BY CHEQUE

  • Please make all cheques payable to The Municipality of Thames Centre
  • A fee of $35.00 will be applied to your account for any cheque returned by your bank
Water and Wastewater - Moving
  • Please advise the water department of any change in name or address
  • Allow for 48 hours advance notice when requesting your final meter reading
  • You are responsible for all charges incurred while the account is in your name

 

Dog Licensing and Payment

 Dog Licencing - Billing & Due Date
  • Dog Tags are to be renewed on an annual basis; the renewal fee is due FEBRUARY 28th of each calendar year
  • Tags are to be kept each year unless lost or damaged, then it shall be replaced
Dog Licencing - Payment Options

PRE-AUTHORIZED PAYMENT PLAN

 

TELEPHONE OR INTERNET BANKING OR ATM

  • It is important to use the 19 digit roll number when making a payment
  • Please allow 3-5 business days for processing

 

MUNICIPAL OFFICE

  • Payments are accepted by cash, debit or cheque
  • A mail slot is located to the left of the front door for after business hours

 

IN PERSON AT FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

  • During institution's regular business hours

 

MAIL

  • A receipt will only be provided if requested and the entire tax bill is enclosed with and a self-addressed stamped envelope

 

PAYMENT BY CHEQUE

  • Please make all cheques payable to The Municipality of Thames Centre
  • A fee of $35.00 will be applied to your account for any cheque returned by your bank
 Dog Licencing - Rates
First dog in any household $20.00
Second and any subsequent dog in any household $30.00
Kennel License Fee $125.00